Shop Manager


The Shop Manager is the support role that encompasses construction as it relates to all projects. The Shop Manager is responsible for overseeing inventory, carpentry, fabrication, loading our barges, trash/demo, quality checks of all departments, organization of our shop/yard, and employee training. This is a fast-paced environment that can be demanding but also extremely rewarding. The right candidate should be comfortable working in diverse settings. The shop is the hub for everything we create. The position of Shop Manager means you are the lead on a majority of the production of the company. This position requires knowledge of purchasing, inventory, welding, wood working, powertools, equipment maintenance, and heavy equipment operation.



  • Open the yard and shop each morning and ensure tools and equipment are secured and the shop and yard are locked up each night.
  • Checking and answering emails and text messages and responding as needed throughout the day.
  • Planning out each project in detail, assigning roles and responsibilities.
  • Manage shop employees to ensure they are on task and understand what is expected of them. Train/coach employees as necessary. Coordinate trainings necessary or work with Production Manager to do so.
  • Quality Check all materials before they leave the Yard/Shop.
  • Arrange for delivery of materials to the yard and job sites as well as oversee inventory management.
  • Matches materials to requested design specifications
  • Coordinates with the Field Foreman and Shop Team to load and unload barges as needed.
  • Maintaining a clean and safe yard environment. Ensuring all scrap material is disposed of and that all usable material is stored neatly and in an organized fashion.
  • Ensure all equipment is being maintained and is in good working condition at all times.
  • Working with vendors and suppliers as it relates to the Yard and Shop.
  • Using power tools and other tools to cut and shape wood, metal, and other materials.
  • Communicates with the rest of the construction team using CoConstruct/Buildertrend software.
  • Supervises a team to complete projects on schedule and without safety issues.
  • Enforces company policies with employees to ensure all company guidelines are being followed at all times.



  • Three (3) years of warehouse or fabrication shop management experience.
  • Comprehensive understanding of best building practices and job-site safety regulations and requirements.
  • Ability to read blueprints, drawings, and sketches and fully grasp requirements.
  • Accuracy in taking measurements and calculating the size and amount of material needed for a project.
  • Skilled in the use of all tools necessary to cut, shape, and smooth lumber and other material (e.g. fiberglass) according to measurements.
  • Ability to work in extreme conditions for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be able to multitask.
  • Advanced understanding of computers, smartphones, MS Office, and industry software
  • Must have the ability to learn new skills, problem-solve, follow protocols, take initiative, and lead by example.
  • Leadership skills include employee management, safety management, production management, etc.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record AND reliable transportation.


Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $70,000.00 – $85,000.00 per year

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